Saudi Arabia: Saudi men sentenced to amputation

Saudi Arabia: Saudi men sentenced to amputation

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Index Number: MDE 23/030/2011
Date Published: 15 December 2011
Categories: Saudi Arabia

Six men have been sentenced by the General Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to amputation of their right hands and left feet for “highway robbery”. Their sentence was reportedly upheld by a court of appeal in October and is due to be approved at any moment by the Supreme Court, placing them at risk of amputation.


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